Strawberry Margarita Pie

Connee Sheckler

By
@conneeconehead

This was a lost recipe which I submitted to a church cookbook in 1999. I recently found the cookbook. It takes a little extra effort to make but well worth it.


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Serves:

6-8 (prep time includes chilling time)

Prep:

50 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

PRETZEL CRUST:

1/2 c
butter
1/4 c
granulated sugar
2/3 c
pretzels, crushed
1 tsp
powdered sugar

FILLING:

24 large
marshmallows
2/3 c
evaporated milk
1 c
fresh strawberries, hulled & mashed (or frozen, thawed & drained)
1/4 c
tequila (divided)
1/3 c
fresh lime juice
2
8-oz. containers whipped topping (divided)
1/8 tsp
red food color

GARNISH:

2
fresh limes, sliced
1/4 c
macadamia nuts, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
To make pie crust: lightly grease a 9-inch pie plate or dish
2
Melt butter; add sugar and pretzels, mixing well.
3
Press into prepared plate or dish
4
Bake at 450 degrees for 9-11 minutes.
5
Cool COMPLETELY; dust with powdered sugar.
6
In medium glass bowl, heat marshmallows and milk in microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes.
7
Remove from microwave; stir until smooth.
8
Return to microwave; heat 1 additional minute on HIGH.
9
Remove 1/2 cup mixture to separate bowl.
10
Fold in strawberries until mixture is smooth.
11
Stir in 2 tablespoons of the tequila and lime juice.
12
Add remaining tequila to plain mixture.
13
Chill both mixtures for 20 minutes until thickened.
14
Divide 2 cups of the whipped topping between each mixture, folding gently.
15
Spoon strawberry mixture into cooled pretzel crust.
16
Spread plain mixture on top.
17
Refrigerate 2 hours or until firm.
18
Garnish with remaining whipped topping and lime slices.
19
Sprinkle with nuts.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies